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Author Wassenhoven, Louis C., author.

Title The ancestry of regional spatial planning : a planner's look at history / Louis C. Wassenhoven.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]


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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface .- Ch.1. Introduction (Looking for the origins of regional spatial planning -- Short presentation of chapters -- Appendix on regional planning in the interwar period).- PART I (Chapters 2-11) .- Ch.2. Historical periods, regions and examples .- Ch. 3. Greek colonization.- Ch. 4. Colonies and towns in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Empires .- Ch. 5. New capitals.- Ch. 6. Middle Ages and Modern Era: Towns and planned settlements.- Ch. 7. Land: Empires and ancient world.- Ch. 8. Land: Medieval period and Modern Era.- Ch. 9. Government, territorial organization and decision structures .- Ch. 10. Trade, industry and natural resources.- Ch. 11. Transport, infrastructures and fortifications.- Ch. 12. Parameters of analysis .- PART II .- Ch. 13. Planning 'actors', government and regions.- Ch. 14. Planning process: Means and survey.- Ch. 15. Population re-distribution and spatial re-structuring.- Ch. 16. Towns and urban networks .- Ch. 17. Land, natural resources and innovations.- Ch. 18. Networks, flows, trade and interconnected areal units.- Ch. 19. Long-run change and future prospects: Closing statement .- Bibliography.- Index.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Spatial analysis (Statistics)
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319969954 (electronic bk.)
3319969951 (electronic bk.)